April 26, 2017 CDI Meeting Summary

President’s Commission on Diversity & Inclusion

Meeting Summary
April 26, 2017

 1. Agenda

 View meeting agenda here.

2. Members Present

Albert Bimper, Anita Bundy, Dan Bush, Martin Carcasson, Josh Casto, Oscar Felix, Maria Fernandez-Gimenez, Axel Foor, Vanessa Hayward, Kaye Holman, Gilbert John, Linda Krier, Teresa McClure, Arlene Nededog,  Mary Ontiveros, Lisa Pappas, Diana Prieto, Jennifer Schneider, Kathy Sisneros, Megan Skeehan, Leslie Taylor, Ria Vigil, Cori Wong.

Axel Foor for Erin Vargas-Gutierrez

3. Guest Speakers

Inclusive Physical & Virtual Campus Presentation

Presenters – Martha Coleman, Mary Ontiveros, Kelly Connor, Jessica Kramer, Marla Roll

This policy has been presented to 27 groups across campus and will be presented to cabinet in May.

4. Subcommittee Reports

Transgender Committee Update: Vanessa reported that preferred names will be going on ram cards. Ariesweb also has name modifications. Class lists have a column with preferred first name.  With grading, however, the legal name has to be used.  There will be presentations this summer on campus, with changes in the upcoming catalog.

Hiring Committee Update: Recommendations were reviewed by Cabinet and they feel it is important to get this right.  Tony is asking for Cabinet input.

5. Announcements

The retreat will be held Monday, June 12 – 8-4:30; Location TBD

Kaye Holman and Gilbert John volunteered to set the agenda